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Abolish Road Board

05:30 AM January 01, 2019

This concerns the news “Road Board ‘must stop’ using road users’ tax funds” (12/14/18).

The road users tax is purposely to make our roads safe for road users, but look at the projects where the road users’ tax is being used. I am not an engineer, but as a traveler/driver, I think 70 percent of the projects funded by the road users’ tax in the Cordillera Region does not make our roads safe.

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The best recourse is to abolish the Road Board because it is irrefutably a source of corruption. But who will absorb its responsibilities? The DPWH? It will be the same story of corruption. The LTO? It has no technical capabilities. I hope that the government can come up with a solution, because as they say, “Ginigisa ang mga tao sa sariling mantika.”

JUNIPER DOMINGUEZ,

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Sabangan, Mountain Province,

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